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io·dized salt

(ī'ŏ-dīzd sawlt)
Dietary sodium chloride that has been treated with iodine to prevent goiter. Most commonly available table salt in the United States has been so altered.

iodized salt

A salt containing a trace amount of sodium or potassium iodide in sodium chloride. It is an important source of iodine in the diet. Its use prevents goiter due to iodine deficiency.
See also: salt
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We cited it in a December 2018 letter to President Duterte, and added the concern by our food industry that there are markets like Japan which will not accept iodized salt as ingredient in our food exports.
"Since iodine deficiency is the most common cause of goiter in the Philippines, people are advised to use iodized salts in their meals and to eat food rich in iodine such as dairy products, seafood (shellfish and seaweeds), meats, bread, and eggs," said the DOH.
[21] A study which was conducted after the initiation of a population-based iodine program in an area with iodine deficiency: Zimmermann et al [23] examined school children in an area with severe iodine deficiency and found that median thyroid volume significantly reduced in children, 2 years after iodized salt was introduced.
Sargodha -- Deputy Commissioner Salwat Saeed here Tuesday directed the Punjab Food Authority (PFA) to seal salt manufacturing plants for not preparing iodized salt. Chairing a meeting of nutritional requirement, she directed the PFA to impose a ban on the sale of unbranded salt, adding that salt ingredients, expiry and manufacturing dates should be mentioned on the packets.
In this regard, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and its attached agencies are providing assistance to private initiatives in producing iodized salt.
He said that majority of the population in hilly areas were not consuming iodized salt because the suppliers supply un-iodized salt to their areas.
In just 10 years, starting in 1990, the percentage of the world population consuming iodized salt went from 20 percent to 70 percent.